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Pre-Columbian Art Museum

Plaza de las Nazarenas, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 233210
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“on display” (16 reviews)
“each piece” (8 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Plaza de las Nazarenas, Cusco, Peru
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+51 84 233210
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"on display"
in 16 reviews
"small collection"
in 8 reviews
"each piece"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful pieces"
in 7 reviews
"museo larco in lima"
in 7 reviews
"excellent collection"
in 6 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 17 reviews
"wood carvings"
in 4 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 7 reviews
"peruvian history"
in 5 reviews
"two hours"
in 5 reviews
"machu picchu"
in 4 reviews
"pottery"
in 51 reviews
"exhibits"
in 52 reviews
"silver"
in 28 reviews
"civilizations"
in 16 reviews
"captions"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited here the day I arrived in Cuzco and I am so glad I did. This museum gave me so much background information for my trip in and around Cuzco. I highly recommend a trip to this museum, especially if you are in Cuzco...More

Thank mattsampson93
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Another ex-colonial mansion being used to house a museum. Free to get in. Better organised & presented than some other museums I visited. Some rooms/ galleries a little dim. Information boards & leaflets good and in English translation. The inner courtysard houses what looks like...More

Thank Andy F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is full of information about the pre-inca and inca cultures. If you want to get some sense about the history of peru before the arrival of the spanish, you sould go there.

Thank Ofek O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came in the evening to enjoy a good meal. We had been given choices in advance for the menu so serving went fairly quick. Our meal was very good and then we took the museum tour with mostly pre-Inca artifacts. Very informative although I...More

Thank Michael L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to visit this museum, anticipating to find multiple interesting artifacts, however the 2-nd floor was closed for the maintenance, and we went to see the exhibits on the first floor. Disappointed that the maintenance was not advertised (we were told it would take...More

Thank Joseph K
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

My girl friends and I went to this place before going to Machu Picchu. And we're glad we did since we learning a LOT about the background of the many sites/temples/buildings that we visited. While there was some construction going on (and so a few...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

We visited the museum on one of the last days of our time in Peru. By this time we had been to Machu Picchu and many other Inca sites. This museum gave us the opportunity to learn more about what went on in all the...More

Thank Dave K
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Interesting and very complete collection of ceramics from almost all Andean cultures. Some gold and silver inka jewelry. Paintings form the Cusco school of painting during the Spanish occupation.

Thank 15matjan
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Only 6 rooms were open but they were very good. It is well curated and lit, with explanations in English,French and Spanish. Contains stuff from the Larco Museum in Lima and is displayed the same way. The staff were very helpful and directed us to...More

Thank Fiona1110
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

The museum should actually be called - Pre-Inca Museum, as it concentrates on the time before the Inca conquest. Very good descriptions in English, French and Spanish of all artefacts. I suspect many of the older ones (around 300BCE- 1000CE) are actually replicas, as the...More

Thank holger b
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typhoeus07
21 June 2018|
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Response from Bill K | Reviewed this property |
About an hour or so. The gift shop had the best textiles we saw in Peru.
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Kotyna
18 May 2016|
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Response from steven g | Reviewed this property |
not expensive
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sleignnet
13 November 2015|
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Response from Costaadventures | Reviewed this property |
I saw elongated skulls at the National Museum of Anthropology in Lima.
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